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Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

 

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.   Rachel is a long-time “nptech” colleague who is now leading the team at Upwell who is trained to sift through the vast amounts of real-time online conversations and content online to support ocean conservation.    

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Say So What To Your Data Three Times

Last week KD Paine and I were in Washington, DC for a whirlwind of book discussions, parties, and workshops – together and individually – for the Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.   Global Giving generously hosted a book discussion with their staff and partners at their offices.    … Read More

What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Meet  Bib Filbon and Jeff Bladt who have the job title, “Data Scientist,” and are on staff at DoSomething.Org.     They work in partnership with DoSomething’s program staff to collect, analyze, and make sense of data to improve impact of DoSomething’s programs. … Read More

Measuring World Hunger Day

Note from Beth: My take away from this guest post is the advice that my co-author, KD Paine, has been saying for years.    ”Don’t measure the world, if you don’t have the time and resources to do so.”   It is a key theme in our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”     What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data.    

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Embrace the Data, Change the World

I’m in Boston with Katie Paine as part of our book tour for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” where we jointly delivered a keynote at the e-metrics conference yesterday.  … Read More